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Twiggy Lee, MD
Twiggy Lee, MD
Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars

160 Patient Ratings
50 Comments

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Departments
Primary Care
Internal Medicine
Transgender Health
Travel Health

Clinic, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason University Village Medical Center

Phone

University Village Medical Center  (206) 525-8000

Specialties
Internal Medicine, Travel Health, Primary Care, Transgender Health

Board Certifications
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine

Joined Virginia Mason - November 2009

Comments

In addition to English, Dr. Lee speaks Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese, as well as conversational Japanese. She can assist patients speaking those languages.

Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.

Would recommend provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.6 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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June 2017
Dr Twiggy Lee is amazing! I´ve never had a PCP that was as invested in my health and wellbeing!

June 2017
Twiggy was excellent, friendly informative and very knowledgeable.

June 2017
Dr. Lee was filling in for my PP who is on maternity leave and her care was excellent and she provided help with my concern over my anesthesia for my cataract surgery in another facility.

June 2017
Dr. Lee is outstanding!

May 2017
Dr Twiggy Lee is one of the best PCPs that I have ever been to and I have been coming to Virginia Mason since I was 19 yrs old and have worked for VM for over 28+years so I have seen other physicians but she is clearly the best, in my mind

May 2017
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor. She is quick, but concerned. She is straight to the point and gets you in and out and feeling better fast.

May 2017
Dr. Lee an excellent doctor-she is kind and compassionate as well as being a brilliant diagnostician!

May 2017
Dr. Lee was amazing. Given that she is not my normal PCP, it would have been easy to just conduct a routine visit. Dr. Lee spent a lot of time getting to know about my history and concerns and I had extremely high confidence in her advice. was very happy!

April 2017
My whole family sees Dr. Lee - she´s fantastic.

April 2017
Dr. Twiggy Lee is an excellent Doctor. I have no problem recommending her and have done so in the past.

April 2017
Excellent.

April 2017
Dr. Lee is highly professional, knowledgeable and clearly discussed the potential etiologies for my condition and the options for further evaluation and treatment. No new medications were required or prescribed.

April 2017
I am very impressed with Dr. Lee. Prior to becoming of "Medicare Age" I have only used a naturopath and I have concerns about using an allopathic medical dvc. for several reasons, however, her staff of practicing and demeanor with me has exceeded my expectations.

March 2017
Dr. Twiggy Lee understood my health concerns and explained how I can maintain a healthy lifestyle.

March 2017
I really like her a person but as a doctor, I feel that she is so rushed....she talks so fast and you can tell she wants to be in and out. as we were talking, she was already on her phone looking for a prescription for me, not making eye contact. Again, I think she treats me fine but I would like someone that doesn´t seem like there is a ticking clock all the time.

March 2017
Dr Lee is clearly a superior provider.

February 2017
Dr. Twiggy Lee is an outstanding physician. She is personable, funny and quick but also very knowledgeable and easy to communicate with. I recommend her to all of my clients whom I believe wood appreciate her style of care. I like to incorporate holistic care/preventativeand the doctor is very supportive. She doesn´t have me come in unnecessarily. I usually do not like going to the doctor, but trust Dr. Lee completely.

February 2017
LOVED DR. LEE. She saw through whatever I was holding back (in my emotions and concerns) and really got to the heart of my issues and made me feel so understood and cared for. As an MD myself, I was really touched by her good advice and excellent care

February 2017
I appreciated that Dr. Lee gave me advice about my health and if the initial activities that I could do didn´t work, the future course of action.

February 2017
I have recommended Dr. Lee to friends. She´s great.

February 2017
LOVED Dr. Lee from the start and felt connected to her immediately.

February 2017
Dr. Lee & Meagan are fabulous!

January 2017
Dr. Twiggy Lee had me laughing. Love her sense of humor.

January 2017
Dr. Lee is a woman that makes me feel confident in my medical care and empowered to make my own decisions regarding my healthcare. She is caring, kind and most of all SMART.

October 2016
Dr. Lee is the best doctor I have been to. She is very upfront and direct while being understanding and personable. I will continue to go to her as long as I can.

October 2016
Physician talked too fast, and, overall, seemed in a rush. I waited 20 minutes from my scheduled appointment time to see her. She probably spent 5 to, at most, 10 minutes with me.

October 2016
Love Dr. Lee!!

September 2016
I have lost so many GP´s as they always seem to get pregnant....with the exception of Dr. Rochier.....Very sincere, professional and caring provider who is here to stay once she gives birth to her healthy child.

September 2016
provider was warm, profesional, and expressed concern for my welfare and wanted to make sure care and labs, etc were attended to in a timely manner because of the potential seriousness of my condition

August 2016
She is the best doctor I have had in a long time.

August 2016
I AM hoping she will accept me after she returns from maternity leave.

August 2016
I love Dr. Lee! She treats me with respect, she spends quality time, I highly recommend her to others.

July 2016
Twiggy Lee is amazing!

July 2016
I already have recommended Dr. Lee to other folks.

June 2016
Dr. Lee is an excellent physician. She´s very good at listening to my concerns and giving me very clear and informative feedback. I trust her judgment and expertise and I highly recommend her.

June 2016
I have recommended Dr. Lee to several people - all of whom have Dr. Lee as their provider.

May 2016
I already do recommend Dr. Lee to my friends and family - she´s wonderful. You feel very involved in your own healthcare choices, talking over options and planning next steps. I had a note before I left the office to make sure I checked my blood pressure later on in the week to establish a better baseline, and knew we´d need another appointment if the results were still high. Great "My Virginia Mason" follow up on my test results - I really appreciate knowing so soon. I´m just delighted with the whole experience.

March 2016
Dr. Twiggy Lee possesses to a high degree all the elements that one wishes for in a primary care provider: An open-minded intelligence as seen by the concerned way in which she treats the whole patient, by her desire to provide understanding in place of uncertainty and stress, and by her unusual ability to make one feel a part of the entire process.

March 2016
First time at U village clinic and with this physician, felt like our time was unimportant. She responded to my questions, but with bare minimum care. Felt like she recommended that I not come once a year for routine checkup or follow up, because I am healthy. The reason I am healthier is because I am taking preventative action to keep myself this way by being involved in my health ... this physician was not. I wouldn´t go back to her.

March 2016
I´ve recommended Virginia Mason to several friends.

February 2016
Very good experience

January 2016
Dr Lee is awesome.

January 2016
I have recommended Twiggy Lee to four of my friends. All are now patients of hers and Virginia Mason.

December 2015
Dr. Lee is absolutely excellent.

December 2015
I´m a physician. Dr. Lee´s communications were totally appropriate in detail and language and adapted to my level of knowledge.

December 2015
There´s a reason that I´ve been following Twiggy around from Lynnwood to University Village over the last 4 years! She always helps me and always explains things very well.

December 2015
Dr. Lee is, quite honestly, the best doctor I´ve ever had. She listens, she lets me speak, and she works WITH me to come up with the best way to handle my health. She brings things to the table and explains them to me so I understand and then we come up with a plan together. She is so friendly and easy to talk to. I´ve never had such positive experiences with a medical provider before. I feel comfortable with her advice and confident that I´m getting the best care possible.

November 2015
My regular MD is Dr.Frechette. Both she and Dr.Lee have been most helpful.

October 2015
Sometimes dismissive of my "cosmetic" concerns.

June 2015
Twiggy Lee was awesome. Very kind and personable, and well informed. Good at explaining.

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Areas(s) of Expertise
Specialty clinic training for HIV care in residency at Virginia Mason for two years. Special interests in

Special Interest(s)
Dr. Lee has special interests in adolescent care, elderly care, preventive medicine and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Care.

Education
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 2009

Internship
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2010

Residency

Internal Medicine Residency, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2012


Ambulatory Chief Medical Resident, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2013

Personal Information
Outside of her practice, Dr. Lee enjoys gardening, reading, antiquing and raising backyard chickens.

On Patients
“I am inspired by my patients — their perspective in their own health, their life story, and their personal triumphs and struggles. I learn something new in every patient encounter; I feel humbled and privileged to be given the opportunity to do what I do.”

On Virginia Mason
“Virginia Mason commits to patient-centered care with emphasis on teamwork. It strives to improve itself constantly. I am proud to work here and to receive all my care here at Virginia Mason.”